The harvest at the Chereponi Farming Project is just around the corner. And there is reason for hope. Plant growth is good, and the crops have begun to ripen. This is due to two central aspects.
In January, we had presented the mentoring program to you, and now the young people of our Gambian Youth Project are in the midst of calculations about their future business idea.
The year 2020 was one of the three warmest years since temperature records began and characterized by extreme weather. This is confirmed by the WMO Climate Report 2020. What does this mean for our project regions?
In an issue of “The Voice”, an online newspaper in The Gambia, the youth training project is described as a center of excellence.
Mother Earth sounds like tender care, like protection and security, food and life. Yet in many places around the world we see a strange understanding of “subdue the earth.” Thoughts on Earth Day.
The Chereponi Farming Project started a new expansion phase at the beginning of March. Despite challenges, the first important milestone has been reached. Now it is time to wait for the rain. more…
According to a UNICEF study, 2.2 billion people worldwide do not have regular access to clean water. Around 785 million people do not even have a basic supply of drinking water. People in rural areas are particularly affected. Today’s International Water Day draws attention to this.
It is not only about equal work, for example in agriculture, about equal pay for equal work performance, about fair distribution of property and income – it is also about the dissolution of so-called “men’s work” and “women’s work”. The trainees in our youth training project in The Gambia are demonstrating this. more…
Together with our partner organization Farming Development Organization and 400 farmers, we are starting the next phase of the Chereponi Farming Project. The project implements sustainability where it is needed – at the top of the field.
The corona virus has spread to Ghana and The Gambia – with consequences for our work in the regions. In this blogpost we will inform you about the rapidly changing developments.